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October 2019

Financial Assistance for Elementary School Entrants of April 2020

  • Eligibility: Those who meet all the following conditions
  • Households which meet the standard for qualifying for financial assistance for school entrants includes the following conditions:
    Households’ incomes fall under a certain income bracket or lower
    Households that receive a Child-Rearing Allowance
    Households that cease receiving public assistance
  • Those who do not receive financial assistance for school entrants from other municipalities.
  • Households that have resident registry in Sendai as of February 1st, 2020 and do not plan to move out of Sendai by the end of March, 2020.
  • Households which do not receive public assistance as of March 2020.
  • Households that were certified to receive the financial assistance by February 28th, 2020
  • Amount: \ 50,600
  • How to Apply: Fill out the Application Form distributed at the time of health check-ups for elementary school entrants held at all Sendai municipal elementary schools. The Application Form can be downloaded from the Sendai City’s official website.
  • Where to Apply: Administration Section, Public Health and Welfare Center of your local ward office
  • Application Period: November 1st, 2019 – January 31st, 2020
  • Inquiries: Administration Section Tel: 022-214-8861

Inhabitant Tax Payments

Please make your third Inhabitant Tax payment at your nearest financial institution by October 31st (Thu.). If you pay by bank transfer, the transaction will be made on October 31st.

Inquiries: Tax Payment and Administration Section Tel: 022-214-1010

Consumption Tax Hike from Oct. 1st

The consumption tax hike has been implemented from October 1st, 2019. Foodstuffs (excludes items such as candies that contain toys etc.) will remain at the same consumption tax rate. For detailed information please search “Government Announcements Consumption tax” or make an inquiry.

Inquiries: Consumption Tax Hike General Consultation Center 0570-200-123

Now Taking Applications for Sendai City Childcare Facilities and Services for April 2020 – FY 2020 Application Guide for Childcare Facilities and Services will be distributed from October 16th, 2019

Eligible Childcare Facilities and Services

Nursery schools
Centers for Early Childhood Education and Care (nursery schools only)
Small-scale childcare services
Home-like childcare services (nursery mothers)
Childcare facilities for company employees

Eligibility

If your child is under the age of 3 (born on April 2nd, 2017 or later), you can apply for the following facilities and services:
Nursery Schools
Center for Early Childhood Education and Care (nursery school only)
Small-scale childcare services
Home-like childcare services
Childcare facilities for company employees

If your child is age 3 or older (born between April 2nd, 2014 and April 1st, 2017), you can apply for the following facilities and services:
Nursery Schools
Center for Early Childhood Education and care (nursery schools only)

Application for Childcare Facilities and Services

  • Application Period: Wednesday, November 6th - Thursday, December 5th, 2019
  • Where to apply: the Home Health Section of Ward Offices or the Health and Welfare Section of the Miyagi General Branch Office with jurisdiction over your first-choice childcare facility or service.
  • If you have already applied for Childcare Facilities and Services for FY2019, but have not been accepted and still wish to use childcare facilities and services from April, 2020, you must reapply.
  • Application packets are distributed at the Home Health Section of ward offices or the Health and Welfare Section of Miyagi General Branch Offices from October 16th, 2019. You can also download applications and other forms from Sendai City’s official website.

Application for Center for Early Childhood Education and Care (Kindergartens only) and Kindergarten

  • Eligibility: Your child is age 3 or older (born between April 2nd, 2014 and April 1st, 2017)
  • Some of the facilities may accept children who turn 3 years old in the middle of the fiscal year.
  • Please directly apply to the facility which you wish to send your child to.
  • All the Centers for Early Childhood Education and Care and private kindergartens provide day care services. Some of those facilities, such as nursery schools, may provide extended childcare services.

Certification of Need for Childcare

If parents in Sendai are unable to look after their children for any of the following reasons, they can receive childcare certification:

  • You are working 64 hours or more per month.
  • You are pregnant or have just given birth, and look after your other children.
  • You are ill, are injured, or have a mental or physical disability.
  • You are providing care for other relatives in your home.
  • You are recovering from a disaster such as a fire, flood, or earthquake.
  • You are searching for a job (including job searches that begin after you begin to use childcare facilities or services).
  • You are attending school over 64 hours a month.
  • You are absolutely unable to look after your children for other reasons similar to those above.

Determination of Childcare Facilities and Services Usage

After the screening process of applications and interviews, we will determine the admission for childcare facility or services based on our enrollment criteria. If a childcare facility or service receives more applications than the number of spaces available, the child in the greatest need of care will be given first priority for admission.

Childcare Fees

Fees for using childcare facilities or services are determined based on the local inhabitant taxes paid by the child’s guardian(s). For nursery schools, fees will be deducted from your bank account.

Childcare Facilities and Services Availability Hours

You will receive either of ‘Certification of Need for Standard Childcare’ or ‘Certification of Need for Limited Childcare’ based on your working hours, commuting times etc. Childcare facilities and services’ availability hours vary depending on the type of certificate. Each facility sets its own hours of availability, generally from 7:00a.m.– 6:30p.m. In general, those who receive the ‘Certification of Need for Standard Childcare’ can use facilities and services for a maximum of 11 hours per day, and those who receive the ‘Certification of Need for Limited Childcare’ can use them for a maximum of 8 hours per day. Each facility has its own extended hours for childcare and services with additional fees charged per hour.

Inquiries:
For overall childcare facilities and services issues
Home Health Section of Ward Offices
Health and Welfare Section of Miyagi General Branch Office

For application for Center for Early Childhood Education and Care (Kindergartens only) and Kindergarten
Childcare Approval and Subsidy Section Tel: 022-214-8655

Health Check-ups for Children Enrolling in Elementary School Spring 2020

  • Eligibility: Children who were born between April 2, 2013 and April 1, 2014.
    *We ask that a guardian accompany the child.
  • What to bring: Notice of School Entrance Health Check-up, indoor shoes, writing utensils.
  • Some schools offer 30-minute parenting lectures for guardians during health check-ups. Please ask each school or the Lifelong Learning Section (Tel: 022-214-8887) about availability of childcare services.
  • If your child is unable to receive a health check-up at the assigned school, he/she can receive it at any school convenient to them. You must contact, in advance, both your assigned school and the school where you wish your child to have the health checkup.
  • As a principle, you cannot come to the school by car.

Inquiries: Health Education Section Tel: 022-214-8881

Aids and Syphilis Testing

  • Anonymous testing and consultation is ok.
  • Please take the test after 12 weeks from the day you think you may have contracted the virus.
  • Issuing the result for an Aids Test is available for a fee. If you need it, please let our office know the day before the testing day (if your testing day is on Monday, please let us know by preceding Friday). Do not forget to bring a form of ID to prove your identity.
  • Syphilis Testing can concurrently be taken with the Aids Testing if you wish.

1. Night Time Aids, Syphilis, and Chlamydia Testing (Aoba Ward)

Date: November 7 (Thu.)
Time: 5:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Place: Aoba Ward Office
Test takers will be directly notified on a later day.

2. Aids and Syphilis Testing (Aoba Ward)

AER Night Time Rapid Testing
Date: November 8 (Fri.), 22 (Fri.)
Time: 5:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.
Place: AER Building 6F

Weekend Testing
Date: November 16 (Sat.)
Time: 1:30 P.M.-3:00 P.M.
Place: Aoba Ward Office
※You will get your results approximately 1 hour after blood testing (in the case that the result is indeterminate you will get the result on a later day.)

※Applications: You can apply for the test by calling the dedicated reservation line 090-4478-4641 between 1:00 P.M - 4:00 P.M approximately one month before the test date up until the day before the test for both 1 and 2. You can also apply via the Sendai City’s official website.
Inquiries: Health and Safety Section Tel: 022-214-8029

Aids and Syphilis Testing and Consultation (other Wards)

  • Please go to the testing site directly.
  • Please come to the testing site one week after the testing date as we will explain your test result in person.

3F of Miyagino Ward Office
Date: October 17 (Thu.)
Time: 9:00a.m.–10:30a.m.
Inquiries: Administration Section, Public Health and Welfare Center, Miyagino Ward Office Tel: 022-291-2111 (ext. 6716)

3F of Wakabayashi Ward Office
Date: October 23 (Wed.)
Time: 9:00a.m.–10:30a.m.
Inquiries: Administration Section, Public Health and Welfare Center, Wakabayashi Ward Office
Tel: 022-282-1111 (ext. 6716)

2F of East Building, Izumi Ward Office
Date: October 21 (Mon.)
Time: 9:00a.m.–0:30a.m.
Inquiries: Administration Section, Public Health and Welfare Center, Izumi Ward Office Tel: 022-372-3111 (ext. 6716)

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